National Ventilator Project

SA has capacity to produce ventilators for export, says Ebrahim Patel

SA has the industrial capacity to scale up production of ventilators for export to other African countries should the need arise, trade & industry minister Ebrahim Patel said. SA-manufactured ventilators […]

Webber Wentzel lends a hand in finding solutions for Covid-19 in South Africa

A team of healthcare contract and intellectual property (IP) specialists from Webber Wentzel has contributed their services free of charge to help kickstart the National Ventilator Project (NVP) to build […]

SA made 20,000 ventilators for Covid-19 patients at a cost of R250m

SA has locally produced 20,000 ventilators — later than initially anticipated — at an average cost of R12,500 each for Covid-19 patients. Trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel said the […]

SARAO mandated to manage the production of respiratory ventilators

Media release SARAO mandated to manage the production of respiratory ventilators 4 April 2020 The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition has mandated the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) […]